Catchword: Blockchains and Enterprise Modeling

  • Hans-Georg Fill University of Fribourg
  • Peter Fettke Saarland University and German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)
  • Stefanie Rinderle-Ma University of Vienna
Keywords: Blockchain, Enterprise Modeling


In this catchword article we describe the current technological opportunities that are available through blockchain technologies and outline how the field of enterprise modeling can contribute to these developments as well as benefit itself from them. For this purpose, we discuss the technical foundations of blockchains and derive a framework for relating both sides. Finally, it is reported about recent approaches that already engage in these opportunities.

Special Issue on Blockchain Technologies in EM and EIS